Project Description
SPNotifications provides floating warning/alert type of notification boxes which can be used to notify your SharePoint users.

Using SPNotifications, you can notify your users by show notification messages such as weather warnings, corporate updates, events ...etc.
Notifications can be displayed on any page of your selection, for example, home page of your intranet, or landing pages for each department.

SPNotifications uses jQuery - jGrowl plugin for displaying notifications. Your notifications are stored in a custom list called 'Notifications'.
Power users or admins can also use a custom application page to populate new notification messages.

Notifications

Here is a sample screen of how your notifications will look like on your home page. You can customize jGrowl css based on your needs if you like.
Update - 09.01.2011 v0.2 Sample Home Page Screen
Update - 09.20.2011 Coming soon... jTweet support

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Assuming that your 'Notifications' list has the following items in it.

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Creating New Notifications

Power users or site collection admins can use this simple custom application page to create new notifications and assign to users or SP groups.

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Mark As Read functionality

Also, when your users read a message and close them by clicking little 'x', that message is 'marked as read' and won't be displayed next time user visits the page.

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Last edited Sep 20, 2011 at 4:57 PM by zieglers, version 13